Homeschooling

educational methodology

“Young women need to be taught, but not necessarily by other young women. Age brings wisdom and maturity which can only be gained through experience. Young women can be very strong in their opinions about what makes a good homemaker, but they can lack the wisdom and understanding needed to teach with balance. For example,… Continue reading educational methodology

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Dinner Tonight

Here are the topics covered in dinner conversations tonight: Pete Rose and his being banned from the Hall of Fame. Donte Stallworth accidentally killing a man by reckless driving. Jason explaining international trading systems in soccer. (snooooorrrre…oops, excuse me, I think I dozed off for a second). Quick drill of post office abbreviations for as… Continue reading Dinner Tonight

Homeschooling · Household Management!

Homeschool and Home Management

One of the challenges of homeschooling the kids is how to manage the rest of the household duties and keep some semblance of order in the home. The reason why this is a unique challenge for a homeschool family is three-fold (but there could be other things I’m not thinking of): first, the house is… Continue reading Homeschool and Home Management

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He Said She Said – The Empty Life: Work

I started a feature on this blog a long time ago that went the way of all of my other “features”…lost in the sea of good intentions. However, I will take the liberty to resurrect this feature, even if it’s for one post because I think the handsomest preacher (yes, my husband) did a great… Continue reading He Said She Said – The Empty Life: Work

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Every Homeschool Mom Needs This

Humility. God may choose to use homeschooling as a wonderful means for showcasing your gifts and strengths for His glory. But in my case, God is using homeschooling – parenting in general – to showcase my weakness, not my strength. Don’t be surprised if you find this to be true. Turn to Him. He is… Continue reading Every Homeschool Mom Needs This

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An Ordinary Homeschool Day in Pictures

Ahhhh, a picture is worth a thousand words. I’ll spare you hundreds of them and just give a few observations: 1.  My unfolded laundry is on the dining room table, but I still feel happy because it is clean. 2. Lebron James had an influence on our school day today. Jason went to the Cavs… Continue reading An Ordinary Homeschool Day in Pictures

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Successful Homeschooling

Before I begin, I want to re-iterate that I am not trying to persuade anyone to homeschool their kiddies. I am just trying to help some of my friends who are seriously considering this venue of education. Enough bridge building, here goes my waxing eloquent on the topic of successful homeschooling. I remember when we… Continue reading Successful Homeschooling